GT Scholars x Brit Insurance Challenge 2022

Join the Challenge - Build your Employability Skills, Learn about new Careers, & Win Prizes for you and your School!

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Did you know that the insurance industry in the UK is worth £30 billion to the UK economy?

With over 310,000 employees in the country, the insurance industry is growing and top companies, like BRIT insurance, are constantly looking for talented young people that can make a difference and bring new ideas to the world of insurance!!

Starting in May 2022, young people in the UK, aged 11-18, will have a chance to showcase their skills and talents, by taking part in the GT Scholars x BRIT Insurance Digital Challenge!

The GT Scholars x Brit Insurance digital challenges have been designed by GT Scholars and Brit Insurance, to give you a chance to:

  • Learn about the world of insurance, and find out how you can be part of a fast-paced, global and ever-changing industry
  • Gain online work experience to boost your employability skills
  • Gain valuable skills which you can add to your CV or personal statement
  • Download your certificate of completion after you’ve completed all five challenges
  • Solve real life scenarios and challenges that have been designed by industry experts
  • Use and apply your knowledge and skills in Mathematics, Literacy, Science, and Geography as well as your Research, Presentation and Entrepreneurial skills!
  • Pitch your business improvement ideas to the CEO of BRIT Insurance.

We’ll give you all the guidance & resources you need to help you through each challenge. Each online challenge can be completed at school or at home in your own time.

Finalists will also be invited to a career insight day at the Brit insurance head office in Central London, with travel expenses covered for you and up to two family members.

We also have a total of £3000 in prizes to be distributed to winners and their nominated schools! 15 young people will win £100 each, and the top 3 schools will get £500 each!

In order to receive your Certificate of Completion and be considered for the finals, you’ll need to complete all five challenges by Friday 22nd July 2022.

Update: Please note that the challenge submission deadline has been extended to Wednesday 27th July 2022


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Frequently Asked Questions


How do the online challenges work?
You’ll have five challenges to complete. Each challenge includes a video explaining the topic and task. You’ll be given some resources to assist you with answering the challenge question and you’ll have a special page for submitting your challenge answer. You can do the challenges at school or at home, in your own time.
What do the challenges involve?
Each challenge will involve real-life business scenarios. You’ll be asked to solve real-life problems in the insurance industry. In the final challenge, you’ll need to pitch a business improvement idea to the CEO of Brit Insurance.
When do the challenges start and end?
You can start the challenges anytime from May 2022 and you can complete the challenges in your own time. However, in order to gain your certificate of completion and be considered for the finals, you’ll need to complete all 5 Challenges by Friday, 22nd July 2022. Update: Please note that the challenge submission deadline has been extended to Wednesday 27th July 2022
How long will it take to complete the challenges?
At the start of each challenge, we’ll give you an estimated completion time. The shortest challenge should take no more than 1 hour to complete. The longest challenge should take no more than 3 hours to complete.
Who can take part in these challenges?
Any young person aged 11-18 in the UK
What are the challenge prizes?
We’ll be awarding prizes to young people and their nominated school or youth group. 15 young people will win £100 each, and the top 3 nominated schools will get £500 each! Winners for the GT Scholars x BRIT Insurance challenge, will be invited to the Brit Insurance head office in Central London, where you will take part in a career insight day with staff at Brit Insurance. Travel expenses will be covered for the challenge winners and up to two family members.
Can I get help with these challenges?
You may need some help from a teacher, parent or carer. However, we expect most of your ideas to come from you! If you need help from the Challenge team at GT Scholars and BRIT Insurance, you can visit the support site to send in your question: https://support.gtscholars.org

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